Performance Facilities

E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium's seating arrangement

View of E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium's stage from the balcony

E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium
Location: Hawkins Hall

The beautifully-renovated, 789-seat E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium is the gathering place for cultural events on campus, including concerts, movies, and special performances. Students perform in several large and chamber ensemble concerts annually. Giltz is also the venue of choice for faculty recitals, guest artists, and area groups, such as Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir and Step Team, The Gibson Brothers, Sweet Adeleines, and Adirondack Wind Ensemble.

Specifications for E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium

  • Professional staff for production, front-of-house, and box office
  • Handicapped accessible to house and stage
  • Steinway ‘D’ piano
  • Green room
  • Audience seating for 789 on main floor and in balcony
  • Proscenium stage (28' deep x 32' wide x 22' high) with hardwood floor
  • Strand LBX lighting console with 96 dimmers
  • 24 channel Soundcraft amplification and mixing system
  • Two 16mm Zenon projectors
  • 20' x 20' projection screen
  • seating chart
  • Contact Taylor Sullivan to reserve Giltz.

Hyman and Frances Krinovitz Recital Hall
Location: Hawkins Hall

An intimate space with wonderful acoustics, Krinovitz Recital Hall is a popular spot for student recitals, guest artists, master classes, and lectures. There is seating for 162 persons.

Specifications for Hyman and Frances Krinovitz Recital Hall

  • Handicap access for audience and performers
  • Baldwin grand piano
  • Proscenium stage (19' wide x 17'6" deep)
  • 20' x 20' projection screen
  • Contact Taylor Sullivan to reserve Krinovitz.

Hartman Theatre
Location: Myers Fine Arts Building

The departments of music and theatre share this modified proscenium theatre for student musicals, plays, and other dramatic productions. Audience capacity is 409.

Specifications for Hartman Theatre

  • Upper house has handicap access
  • Standard theatre lighting console
  • Proscenium stage (37' wide x 28' deep)
  • Full fly system w/ 32 line sets
  • Orchestra pit, 24' wide x 12' deep
  • Hartman seating chart
  • Contact Karen Parrotte to reserve Hartman Theatre

Black Box Studio Theatre
Location: Myers Fine Arts Building

This small, flexible performing space has an installed theatre lighting grid and doubles as a dance studio.

Music Recital Room
Location: Myers Fine Arts Building

Doubling as a student performing and rehearsing space, Myers 300 is used for performance classes, auditions, and large ensemble rehearsals. The room seats 95 and features a Baldwin grand piano.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about the music program of SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Dr. Karen Becker, Chairperson
Phone: (518) 564-2477
Fax: (518) 564-2197

SUNY Plattsburgh
Department of Music
Myers Fine Arts 114
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901